RoadRace: Best Film You Will Ever See Starring Hot Wheels

February 7th, 2007 by William

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The man behind the movie

Someone posted this movie to one of the car related email lists I belong too. It is a simply phenomenal short film that uses Hot Wheels die cast cars to depict a street race. While there are a few incongruities–it appears that the cars are racing through a town or city in England but the cars are good ‘ol fashion American hot rods (I guess it’s not impossible)–this short film as a whole really impressed me. The sound effects perfectly match the action, the cuts are sharp and timely, and the burnouts are so realistic. This short is almost in the same league Bullitt when it comes to car chase scenes. Hot Wheels should use this for a TV commercial spot.

The young man who made this video has a Myspace page where you can check to see when he puts out his next genius piece of work. Until then enjoy Road Race:

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-Bill Mertz

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3 Responses to “RoadRace: Best Film You Will Ever See Starring Hot Wheels”

  1. Paul Says:

    Awesome! Too bad you got this toy related video before I did! heh

  2. William Says:

    You can still post it on your blog. It will still get you some traffic, and I could care less. Help yourself.
    -Bill

  3. Paul Says:

    If I remember to do it, I will… hehe. I’ll link back to you though if I do.

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About William

I am a twenty something car enthusiast. I spend most of my days working in a small restoration shop in Northern California that specializes in vintage Alfa Romeos. I also manage to do some freelance writing for a handful of automotive publications. When I'm not at the shop I can usually be found working on one of my own project cars, out driving on a good windy road or good jeep trail. Despite what my girlfriend says cars aren't what defines me, they are only what I do. When I have a chance I also love to go camping, play sports or generally do any type of outdoor activity. I don't take myself to seriously, so I hope you don't either.

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